Make a Privacy Act Request

If you are seeking non-public FTC records concerning you or your dependent, you must fill out a Privacy Act request. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All requests should be made through the Public Access Link (PAL) or sent to FOIA@ftc.gov, as we cannot guarantee timely receipt of Privacy Act requests sent through the mail at this time.

How To Make a Privacy Act Request

You can submit a request in any one of the following methods listed below, but submitting the request online is the most efficient method.

  1. Submit your request online. You first need to fill out the Privacy Act request form and download it to your computer. Click on the button below to submit your completed form.




    Or
  2. Fax your request to (202) 326-2477.
    Or
  3. Send your request via postal mail to the address below.
    Privacy Act Request
    Office of General Counsel
    Federal Trade Commission
    600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20580

Privacy Act Contacts

Privacy Act Requester Service Center: (202) 326-2430

Privacy Act Public Liaison: Richard Gold, (202) 326-3355